Tag Archives: Xi Jinping

  • Epic handshake highlights China-Taiwan Summit

    The first meeting between the leaders of China and Taiwan since their 1949 civil war division was expected to produce a dramatic handshake -- but no one thought it would last 81 seconds. ...

  • Presidents of China, Taiwan to hold historic meeting

    The presidents of China and Taiwan will meet this weekend in Singapore with a handshake that will mark a seismic shift in a relationship frozen in enmity since 1949. ...

  • Tibetan protesters arrested in London for waving flags at Chinese President

    Two British Tibetan women and a Tiananmen Square survivor have been arrested by the Metropolitan police for staging a protest during Chinese president Xi Jinping's visit to London. ...

  • Pomp and protests greet China’s Xi in UK

    China's President Xi Jinping starts a pomp-filled four-day state visit to Britain on Tuesday as reports emerged of a multibillion pound investment deal over Britain's new nuclear programme. ...

  • Uyghur leader says blood on Britain’s red carpet welcome for China’s Xi

    The red carpet Britain is laying out this week to welcome Chinese President Xi Jinping is stained with the blood of Uyghurs, Tibetans and dissidents, a top exiled Uyghur leader said on Monday. ...

  • Japan ruling lawmaker invites China’s Xi to Tokyo

    Japan Friday said it wished to improve its soured ties with Beijing, a day after a senior ruling lawmaker invited Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit Tokyo next year. ...

  • Dalai Lama remains in US clinic for health check

    Tibet's exiled Buddhist leader, the Dalai Lama, on Sunday remained at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota for evaluation following a medical visit his office said was a routine annual check-up. ...

  • Obama raises the issue of Tibet with Xi Jinping

    United States President Barack Obama raised the issue of Tibet with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during a joint press conference on Friday. ...

  • Obama to host China’s President Xi amid simmering tensions

    President Barack Obama will host Chinese President Xi Jinping for his first US state visit on Friday, but the pomp and pageantry will not be enough to mask tensions over alleged Chinese cyber spying. ...

  • Undercurrent of tension on China state dinner menu

    When Chinese President Xi Jinping and wife Peng Liyuan visit Washington later this week, President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, face the daunting task of trying to throw a warm and inviting dinner party. ...